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Patrolman Henry R. Taylor | Brenham Police Department, Texas Brenham Police Department, Texas

Patrolman

Henry R. Taylor

Brenham Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, September 14, 1941

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Arrested

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Patrolman Taylor was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at an accident scene on Highway 36 two miles north of Brenham. A vehicle came over a hill at a high rate of speed, disregarded Patrolman Taylor's signals, and struck him. The driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with drunk driving and murder.

Patrolman Taylor had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his wife.

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Heroes live forever, Patrolman Taylor, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Brenham and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.
September 14, 2013

 

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